7 Fun Food Events Around DC This Thanksgiving Weekend

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Thanksgiving Eve is fast approaching and there are several bars offering specials and extended hours Wednesday, 11/23. Visit Midlands Beer Garden (3333 Georgia Ave., NW), Fight Club (633 Pennsylvania Ave., SE), Wilson Hardware (2915 Wilson Blvd., Arlington) and more for great deals on booze and last calls through Thanksgiving Morning.

The Navy Yard location in Maxwell Park (1346 Fourth St., SE) reveals a Swift-inspired transformation Wednesday, 11/23 for the holidays. The glittering decorations pay homage to the Midnights track “Bejeweled”. Book an outdoor heated table with four drinks, snacks and lots of holiday cheer for $100. View the holiday menu here.

The Salt Line at Navy Yard (79 Potomac Ave., SE) will set up its Christmas tree park for the 11th year in a row Friday, 11/25. All proceeds from tree sales benefit the DC Firefighters Burn Foundation. In addition to the happy hour deals, everyone who buys a tree gets a free cocktail.

At 2:00 p.m., Team USA meets England Friday, 11/25 with visits to bars around DC. Wunder Garten (1101 First St., NE) is offering drink specials during the World Cup, Duke’s Grocery (multiple locations) has a beer pass that allows you to “travel” during games, and Little Chicken (1100 15th St., NW ) will debut a new wing menu. Click here for more places to watch the tournament.

Port City Brewing (3950 Wheeler Ave., Alexandria) is hosting a bike tour at the end of the month Saturday, November 26th at 9:45 a.m. The ride is approximately 30 miles and helmets are compulsory. Afterwards, grab a beer at the brewery and meet other cyclists.

Visit Compass Rose (1346 T St., NW) for a small business Saturday market featuring local artisans and food Saturday, November 26th. In addition to the handcrafted crafts and goods, food vendors such as Maydan, Ice Cream Jubilee and Jane Jane will open their shops at the restaurant. The event lasts from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Visit the Atlas Brew Works in Ivy City (2052 West Virginia Ave., NE). Saturday, November 26th for a hot sauce class that takes leftover turkey sandwiches to the next level. The class is led by a Cultivate the City farmer who shares insights into secret ingredients and how to make durable sauces. The course costs $30 and lasts from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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